The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 220 204 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -67
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 58 63 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.62% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.91% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 79
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.25% +8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -4.20%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3276 3292 3056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.04% 32.64% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2131 1971 1727
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 116 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 27 £375 - 4
Hampshire +3 17 £450 +24.20% 14
Surrey -11 10 £400 +28.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire +3 1 - - 9
Kent -27 1 £400 - 3
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (65.09%) C#
3 68 (64.15%) SQL
4 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
5 45 (42.45%) Windows
6 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
7 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
8 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
9 31 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (28.30%) .NET Framework
11 28 (26.42%) Oracle
12 27 (25.47%) XML
13 26 (24.53%) HTML
13 26 (24.53%) MVC
14 25 (23.58%) CSS
14 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
14 25 (23.58%) Security Cleared
15 24 (22.64%) VB
16 21 (19.81%) C++
17 18 (16.98%) Internet
18 17 (16.04%) VBScript
18 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (15.09%) Memory Management
19 16 (15.09%) IIS
20 15 (14.15%) Finance
20 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
20 15 (14.15%) Web Services
20 15 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.09%) IIS
2 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.43%) Node.js
4 7 (6.60%) WordPress
5 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.72%) Drupal
6 5 (4.72%) Joomla!
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) AWD
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Internet
2 11 (10.38%) HTTP
3 5 (4.72%) SSL
4 4 (3.77%) Firewall
4 4 (3.77%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.83%) ATM
6 2 (1.89%) DHCP
6 2 (1.89%) DNS
7 1 (0.94%) FTP
7 1 (0.94%) Intranet
7 1 (0.94%) LDAP
7 1 (0.94%) SAN
7 1 (0.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 31 (29.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (8.49%) Big Data
7 9 (8.49%) Datazen
7 9 (8.49%) Hadoop
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.66%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.89%) MS Access
12 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.94%) DB2
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.66%) Subversion
3 4 (3.77%) MSI
4 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) German Language
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 5 (4.72%) French Language
4 5 (4.72%) Italian Language
4 5 (4.72%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (66.98%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) .NET Developer
3 22 (20.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 20 (18.87%) Support Engineer
5 16 (15.09%) SQL Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Escalation Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) C# Developer
8 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.60%) DBA
9 7 (6.60%) SQL DBA
10 6 (5.66%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 6 (5.66%) DV Cleared DBA
10 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.66%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.72%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.77%) Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
3 30 (28.30%) .NET Framework
4 27 (25.47%) XML
5 26 (24.53%) HTML
6 25 (23.58%) CSS
7 15 (14.15%) Web Services
8 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (12.26%) jQuery
9 12 (11.32%) Entity Framework
10 11 (10.38%) JSON
11 10 (9.43%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (9.43%) XML Schema
12 9 (8.49%) ADO
12 9 (8.49%) ADO.NET
12 9 (8.49%) Autofac
12 9 (8.49%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (8.49%) ODBC
12 9 (8.49%) OLE
12 9 (8.49%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.49%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) MVC
2 16 (15.09%) Memory Management
3 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.43%) SDLC
6 9 (8.49%) Open Source
7 8 (7.55%) Web Development
8 7 (6.60%) MVVM
8 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Garbage Collection
9 5 (4.72%) OO
9 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (3.77%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.77%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.77%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.77%) Workflow
11 3 (2.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.09%) C#
2 68 (64.15%) SQL
3 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.64%) VB
5 21 (19.81%) C++
6 17 (16.04%) VBScript
7 14 (13.21%) PowerShell
8 13 (12.26%) T-SQL
9 12 (11.32%) Java
9 12 (11.32%) VB6
10 11 (10.38%) PL/SQL
11 9 (8.49%) PHP
12 8 (7.55%) C
13 7 (6.60%) XAML
14 6 (5.66%) VBA
15 5 (4.72%) Python
15 5 (4.72%) R
15 5 (4.72%) Scala
16 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) Degree
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) MCSD
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.42%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) Lumension
4 7 (6.60%) Remedy
5 5 (4.72%) HP
5 5 (4.72%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.94%) Capita
7 1 (0.94%) SAP
7 1 (0.94%) Sun
7 1 (0.94%) Sybase
7 1 (0.94%) Telerik